GRE Word List

PERT

(esp. of a girl or young woman) impertinent; forward; trim; jaunty; Ex. pert young miss/hat

The meaning of the word pert is (esp. of a girl or young woman) impertinent; forward; trim; jaunty; Ex. pert young miss/hat.

Random words

WordMeaning
expenditurepayment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
edifyinstruct; correct morally
lucremoney; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
grovelcrawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner
mettlecourage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
dexterousskillful; skill in using hands or mind; N. dexterity
restraintmoderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction
hortatoryencouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
certitudecertainty
putativesupposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child